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Our A-Z contains a list of all fish/sea creatures that are stored on the site. All listings are by common names and not scientific names.

Zander - Perches

Also known as European Pikeperch, Perchpike, Pikeperch, Sander. Found singly, or in small schools, in turbid water, over shallow, estuaries, large lagoons, lakes, and rivers. They feed on.. more

Zanzibar Butterflyfish - Surgeonfishes---Butterflyfishes

Also known as Coralfish, Pavillon. Found singly, pairs, or small schools, usually around staghorn corals, over coral and rocky reefs. They feed on live corals. Length - 12cm Depth -.. more

Zanzibar Whip Coral Shrimp - Shrimps

Also known as Carid Shrimp, Commensal Shrimp, Coral Shrimp, Sea Whip Coral Shrimp, Sea Whip Shrimp, Whip Coral Partner Shrimp, Whip Shrimp, Wire Coral Shrimp, Zanzibar Shrimp. Found.. more

Zebra Angelfish - Surgeonfishes---Angelfishes

Also known as Lyretail Angel, Lyretail Angelfish, Masked Angelfish, Swallowtail Angelfish, Zebra Lyretail Angel, Zebra Lyretail Angelfish. Found in pairs or harems, often seen feeding in the water.. more

Zebra Cichlid - Cichlids

Also known a Blue Mbuna, Lake Malawi Mauna Cichlid, Malawi Blue Cichlid, Malawi Zebra, Red Zebra, Red Zebra African Cichlid, Tilapia Zebra, Zebra Malawi Cichlid, Zebra Mbuna... more

Zebra Danio - Carps---Danios

Also known as Leopard Danio, Rerio, Striped Danio, Zebra, Zebrafish. Found in schools, in slow moving, stagnant standing waters, over canals, ditches, flooded fields, rice-fields and lower reaches.. more

Zebra Loach - Carps---Pointface Loaches

Also known as Asian Loach, Candy Cane Loach, Candy Stripe Loach, Striped Loach, Tiger Loach. Found in schools, in caves and holes, or foraging for food, on the.. more

Zebra Mantis Shrimp - Mantis Shrimps

Also known as Banded Mantis Shrimp, Bumble Bee Mantis Shrimp, Common Banded Mantis Shrimp, Giant Mantis Shrimp, Spearing Mantis Shrimp, Striped Mantis Shrimp, Zebra Mantis. Found in pairs,.. more

Zebra Moray - Eels---Moray Eels

Also known as Echidna Zebra, Zebra Banded Moray, Zebra Eel. Found singly or in pairs, hiding in crevices and holes, amongst debris, rock, and rubble, over seaward.. more

Zebra Obliqidens - Cichlids

Also known as African Cichlid, Zebra Hap. Found in small harems, over shallow, vegetated margins, of the lake. They feed on zooplankton. Length - 11cm Depth - 0-6m Africa - Lake Kyoga This.. more

Zebra Plecostomus - Catfishes---Armored Catfishes

Also known as Imperial Zebra Pleco, Plecostomus, Plecostomus Catfish, Suckerfish, Sucker-mouthed Catfish, Sucking Catfish, Zebra Pleco. Found in deep flowing, oxygenated waters, in crevices, over rock, sand and.. more

Zebra Seabream - Porgies

Also known as Oman Porgy, Seabream. Found in schools, over deep water, mud and rocky bottoms, of the continental shelf. They feed on small invertebrates and seaweeds. Length - 55cm Depth.. more

Zebra Shark - Sharks---Carpet-Zebra Sharks

Also known as Catshark, Common Carpet Shark, Leopard Shark, Variegated Shark. Found singly or in shivers, over coral, rubble, and sandy bottoms, of coastal waters. This is a.. more

Zebra Sole - Flatfishes---Soles

Also known as Banded Sole, Convict Zebra Sole, Many-banded Sole. Found singly, over silty sand bottoms of protected lagoons and seaward reefs. They feed on benthic fish and invertebrates. Length.. more

Zebra Sole - Flatfishes---American Soles

Also known as Flabby Sole, Naked Sole. Found singly, partially buried in or on soft bottoms of the reef. This highly compressed fish buries itself beneath the.. more

Zebra Turkeyfish - Scorpionfishes---Rockfishes

Also known as Butterfly Scorpionfish, Dwarf Lionfish, Dwarf Zebra Lionfish, Fan Dancer, Lionfish, Many-spotted Butterfly Cod, Turkeyfish, Zebra Butterfly Cod, Zebra Dwarf Lionfish, Zebra Firefish, Zebra Lionfish,.. more

Zebra Urchin Crab - Crabs

Also known as Adam's Urchin Crab, Brachyura Crab, Criniod Crab, Fire Urchin Crab, Sea Urchin Crab, True Crab, Urchin Crab, Zebra Crab. Found singly or in pairs, living.. more

Zephyra Nudibranch - Sea Slugs

Also known as Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, West Wind Hypselodoris, Zephyr Hypseldoris, Zephyra Sea Slug. Found singly or in pairs, amongst rubble and sandy areas, of coral and rocky.. more

Zeylan Phyllidiella - Sea Slugs

Also known as Ceylon Phyllidiella, Dorid Nudibranch, Nudibranch, Warty Sea Slug, Zeylan Nudibranch, Zeylan Sea Slug, Zeylanica Nudibranch, Zeylanica Sea Slug, Zeylanica Wart Slug. Found singly or in.. more

Zigzag Cowry - Sea Snails

Also known as Cowry, Cypraea Zigzag. Found under rocks and over seaward slopes, often in shallow surge zones of sandy lagoons. They feed nocturnally sponges. Length - 2cm Depth -.. more

Zigzag Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Brown-banded Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Zigzag, Zigzag Rainbowfish, Zigzag Rainbow Wrasse, Zigzag Sand Wrasse. Found singly or in harems, over rubble, sand, and in seagrass.. more

Zigzag Wrasse (Juvenile) - Wrasses

Also known as Brown-banded Wrasse, Rainbowfish, Sandreef Wrasse, Zigzag, Zigzag Rainbowfish, Zigzag Rainbow Wrasse, Zigzag Sand Wrasse. Found singly or in harems over rubble, sand and seagrass beds.. more

Zoned Dwarfgoby - Gobies

Also known as Dwarf Goby, Green-banded Eviota, Gudgeon, Naked-headed Goby, Naked-headed Gudgeon, Naked-headed Pygmygoby, Nebulous Pygmygoby, Pygmy Goby, Reef Goby, Zoned Dwarfgoby, Zoned Pygmygoby. Found over corals,.. more

Zulu Wrasse - Wrasses

Also known as Kwazulu Natal Wrasse, Sand-reef Wrasse. Found singly over shallow water, rock and sand bottoms, with scattered patches of reef, and in tide-pools, of exposed rocky.. more

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